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  1. 1. Web Mapping for National Data Repositories Andrew Zolnai Copyright © 2009 Interactive Net Mapping Ltd All content is confidential to Interactive Net Mapping Ltd and should not be reproduced without written permission All images purchased from or released under WikiMedia
  2. 2. Who? <ul><li>National data repositories and E & P data archives </li></ul><ul><li>Relatively small and emerging petroleum nations </li></ul><ul><li>Currently developing their own resources </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy of previous industry or government information performed and new info acquired </li></ul>
  3. 3. What? <ul><li>Oil imports hamper national budgets </li></ul><ul><li>Diverts funds away from necessary areas such as Health, Education etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Own resource development is a high priority </li></ul><ul><li>Develop or enhance what’s already in place </li></ul>
  4. 4. Where? <ul><li>Natural resources are always found indirectly </li></ul><ul><li>First in scattered databases left behind by previous corporations or governments </li></ul><ul><li>Across field offices and various agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Usually on paper or local computer disks </li></ul>
  5. 5. When? <ul><li>Nation states recovering from high oil prices </li></ul><ul><li>Struggling under foreign loan obligations </li></ul><ul><li>Fighting internal economic or political struggles </li></ul><ul><li>Fighting external factors of global recession </li></ul>
  6. 6. How? <ul><li>National data repositories of all relevant petroleum resources information </li></ul><ul><li>Collect, classify, maintain, report and make available to industry and agencies </li></ul><ul><li>In widely accessible and easily maintained knowledge information management systems </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why? <ul><li>Simple tools to catalogue information </li></ul><ul><li>Intuitive web and forms interfaces </li></ul><ul><li>Workflow driven and standards based </li></ul><ul><li>Capture all relevant info to manage resources </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful to technical and managerial staff </li></ul>
  8. 8. And why? <ul><li>Web forms start from industry-driven best practices and data standards </li></ul><ul><li>Build upon current expertise developed and made available worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Address issues that are relevant locally </li></ul><ul><li>Maps are a universal visual medium for technical and managerial staff alike </li></ul><ul><li>Allow to show relevant information to a wide audience of public and private stakeholders </li></ul>
  9. 9. PESGB Data Management 2008 – Day 2 Workshop Award Venue: Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, 30 th June - 1 st July 2008 <ul><li>Conference theme </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recent trends and developments in Data Management, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Integration using GIS, National Repositories, Standards, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process Improvement, Electronic Document Management (EDM and ECM) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and Knowledge Management. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Team collaboration and input </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presented on 2 nd day of Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key aspect and theme for presentation “adding value for Petroleum Data Management” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team comprised 8 individuals from oil companies, service companies, software engineers, data managers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team presentation 5 minutes to set out strategy for data management yielding added value and with key aims within a company or national agency setting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Award provided to team as represented with DAL of INM acting a spokesperson for team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elements of importance of stakeholders, strategy in place and importance of standards with appropriate software tools was highlighted within team presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevant input from each team member contributed to award and presented in a structured implementation approach and methodology </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. National Data Repository Conference <ul><li>New Delhi 31 August – 3 September, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Regulatory agencies, government ministries, energy companies, oilfield service companies, software vendors and anyone interested in the exchange of oil and natural gas information with governments </li></ul><ul><li>Ninth in a series of global meetings promoting the collaboration of regulatory agencies and industry on oil and natural gas data management standards. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Digital Energy Journal report on same <ul><li>“… (ensure) resources provide the maximum benefit to the country over the longer term…” </li></ul><ul><li>“… (the) data repository can also act as a showcase for a country aiming to attract oil and gas investment…” </li></ul><ul><li>“… (so) that data is readily available so companies do not have to collect it all again…” </li></ul><ul><li>“… provides enormous added value to government, industry and society…” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Web Interface
  13. 13. Forms Interface
  14. 14. Thank you <ul><li>Andrew Zolnai </li></ul><ul><li>Sales & Marketing Director </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Net Mapping Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>PO Box 469 </li></ul><ul><li>Exeter </li></ul><ul><li>EX1 9AS </li></ul><ul><li>United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: +44(0)1392 495 600 </li></ul><ul><li>Fax: +44(0)1392 495 695 </li></ul>